Dr Lucinda Barrymore had two reasons to take up a six-month stint at the Mary Rathbone Hospital for Women and Children. One appealed to her crusading spirit - a friend claimed her choice of birth was ignored by obstetrician Jonathan Rathbone, and Lucinda was determined to create great flexibility. The second was personal, but the impact it had on Jonathan and his mother, Mary Rathbone, seemed greater than it warranted...
January 1995 : UK Hardback
April 1991 : UK Paperback